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by Virginia Hamilton
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Awards: Newbery Award American Library Association Notable Book A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year
According to Arilla Adams, being twelve years old is like dangling at the end of a rope and not being able to let go. And it’s even worse when you come from a family that doesn’t quite fit anywhere. Arilla should know; she is twelve and interracial. Awards: Newbery Award American Library Association Notable Book A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year. Author’s note: Arilla Sun Down is somewhat autobiographical in that it has two sources from my life. One source has to do with my Indian heritage; my grandmother, Rhetta, was said to be part Cherokee and my great-grandmother was Mary Cloud, a Patawatami Indian.
Virginia Esther Hamilton (March 12, 1936 – February 19, 2002) was an African-American children's books author. She wrote 41 books, including M. C. Higgins, the Great (1974), for which she won the . National Book Award in category Children's Books and the Newbery Medal in 1975
Arilla Sun Down is the Virginia Hamilton book I reread the most.
Arilla Sun Down is the Virginia Hamilton book I reread the most. I read it first when I was a teacher of seventh graders; I read it when my children were in seventh grade; I always read it when I give book talks about children's books; I read it also when I am working with Native American books with students.
Virginia Hamilton (1934–2002) was the author of over forty books for children, young adults, and their older allies. Higgins, the Great earned Hamilton the National Book Award, the Newbery Medal (which she was the first African-American author to receive), and the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award, three of the field’s most prestigious awards.
An American Library Association Notable Book and a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year:Twelve-year-old Arilla goes on a quest to discover who she is and where she fits into her family-and the world Arilla Adams is tired of being the moon to her older brother’s sun. Sixteen-year-old Jack has rejected being part of an interracial family and identifies only with his Native American heritage. But Arilla, also part African American and part Native American, isn’t so sure where she belongs. She knows there are people who care about her. Old James False Face tells her stories.
Arilla Sun Down book. 272 pp. Pub: 10/95 . I first started reading Virginia Hamilton's books over 20 years ago, and if the author were still living today, I'd send her my gratitude on being a gateway for my love of reading (and I appreciated the brief bio and photo montage provided at the end of this book). My childhood library had several of her books, notably with the covers that were designed in the 70s and 80s (maybe a few that were a part of the 90s reissues).
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Arilla Adams is tired of being the moon to her older brother’s sun. Sixteen-year-old Jack has rejected being part of an interracial family and identifies only with his Native . Arilla Sun Down - Virginia Hamilton. 1. Late in the big night and snow has no end. Taking me a long kind of time going to the hill. Would be afraid if not for the moon and knowing Sun-Stone Father is sledding. Way off, hear him go, Whoop-eeeee! Real thin sound, go, Whoop-eeeee!
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